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Check out this week’s travel contests and sweepstakes for your chance to win a trip to go skiing in Alberta, view works by Van Gogh in Holland, eat well in San Francisco, do your thing in Maine and go to the Galápagos.

Go Ski Alberta Winter Giveaway
Go Ski Alberta is offering a Winter Giveaway for two to one lucky winner.

Go on Ski Alberta’s Winter Giveaway

Go Ski Alberta is currently holding a Winter Giveaway, offering two consecutive days of lift tickets for two at Marmot Basin resort in Jasper, Alberta and a mid-week accommodation, also for two people, at the Best Western Jasper Inn.

Enter by January 26, 2015. Drawing will take place on the evening of January 27, 2015.

Win a trip to San Francisco to eat your heart out - rather than just leave it there.
Win a trip to San Francisco to eat your heart out – rather than just leave it there.

Get a Taste for Foodie’s Dream Trip to San Francisco

You could win a foodie’s dream vacation to the city by the bay! Found on, this epicurean contest gives one lucky winner and a guest this yummy package:

  • First class round-trip airfare for two to San Francisco on Virgin America
  • Three nights at Hotel Palomar in San Francisco
  • Chefs Feed Dinner for two at 3 Michelin star rated Saison
  • Chefs Feed Dinner for two at 1 Michelin star rated State Bird Provisions
  • VIP tasting, custom ice cream and a tour at Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream
  • Food truck tour and an indulgent lunch at Bacon Bacon
  • Cocktail hour at one of San Fran’s finest spots, Dirty Habit

Enter by February 15, 2015. Must be 21 and older to be eligible.

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A little art in Amsterdam, anyone? KLM is offering a four-day trip for two.

Win a Trip to Van Gogh in Holland Sweepstakes

Through its Van Gogh in Holland sweepstakes, KLM is giving one winner and a guest:

  • 2 KLM Economy Class round trip tickets to Amsterdam on June 12, 2015 (return: June 15)
  • A 3 night stay at Boutique Hotel Sterrenberg
  • A dinner for two including drinks
  • A special tour of the Kröller Muller museum including the exhibition Van Gogh & Co.
  • A rental car offered by Enterprise Rent-A-Car for four days
  • A Samsung Galaxy K zoom camera

Enter by March 1, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.

PetSmart wants to send you and three others on a  National Geographic Expedition to the Galapagos


Enter the PetSmart Galápagos Islands Sweepstakes

The PetSmart Galápagos Islands Sweepstakes is offering the chance to win a National Geographic Expedition for four to the Galápagos aboard the National Geographic Endeavour. This grand prize consists of:

  • A trip for four in two Category 2 cabins aboard the National Geographic Endeavour;
  • Round-trip air transportation to Galápagos Islands (via Miami and Guayaquil, Ecuador);
  • Accommodation at a hotel in Guayaquil, Ecuador at the start and end of trip;
  • Seven nights accommodations aboard the National Geographic Endeavour.

The contest also includes eight weekly prizes consisting of a National Geographic Half-Moon Aqua Oasis Starter Kit.

Enter by March 1, 2015. Must be 18 and older to be eligible, and must complete the trip by March 2016 or the prize will be forfeited.

The Maine Thing
Main Tourism wants you to win a winter getaway to their state

Tell Maine Tourism What is Your ‘Maine Thing’

Tell Maine Tourism what is your “Maine Thing” to be entered for your chance to win “The Maine Thing” Sweepstakes prize: a quintessential New England Winter getaway for two to The Bethel Inn Resort, Maine’s premier four-season resort. Hit the slopes with day ski passes to Sunday River Resort’s 135 trails, then explore the western Lakes and Mountains region by cross-country ski, snowshoe or snowmobile. Plus, take in the quaint town of Bethel for some hearty traditional fare and quirky Maine character.

Enter by March 31, 2015. Must be 18 and older to be eligible.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

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  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
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  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards
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